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Table 2 Three-month cumulative incidence of study outcomes according to initial VTE presentation

From: Pulmonary embolism and 3-month outcomes in 4036 patients with venous thromboembolism and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: data from the RIETE registry

  PE patients DVT patients p
  (n=2452) (n=1584)  
First recurrent VTE as PEa 99 (4.1%) 17 (1.1%) <0.0001
All-cause deaths 305 (12.5%) 138(8.7%) 0.0002
Fatal PE* 76 (3.1%) 6 (0.4%) <0.0001
Major bleedings 70 (3.0%) 31 (2.0%) 0.08
  1. a fatal or not.
  2. * First recurrence or subsequent fatal PE.